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Melanostigma vitiazi


Melanostigma vitiazi was originally described as Melanostigma (Bandichthys) vitiazi by Parin in 1980. It belongs to the family Zoarcidae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Indo-West Pacific.
Species   vitiazi
AuthorWI   Parin [N. V.]
AuthorNI   Parin
Qualification   ---
Year   1980
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaeniformes
Family   Zoarcidae
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Genus   Melanostigma
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scorpaeniformes
Family   Zoarcidae
Genus   Melanostigma
Original Name   Melanostigma (Bandichthys)        
Taxon Name   vitiazi
Original Combination   Melanostigma (Bandichthys) vitiazi
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Melanostigma vitiazi
OriginalSubGenus   Melanostigma
Original Author   Parin
Original AuthorWI   Parin [N. V.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1979
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Banda Sea, 6°39'S, 126°37'E, depth 0-890 meters.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Balushkin et al. 2011:970 [ref. 32449].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   ZIN 44000
Page   167 [150]
Illustrations   Figs. 1-2

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Melanostigma vitiazi
Current Species   vitiazi
Current Genus Melanostigma
Current AuthorWI Parin [N. V.]
Current AuthorNI   Parin
Current Year   1980
Current Family Zoarcidae
Current Subfamily
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Water Salt water
Distribution Indo-West Pacific.

Current Summary   Valid as Melanostigma vitiazi  Parin 1980. Zoarcidae: Gymnelinae.
Name History   • Valid as Melanostigma vitiazi  Parin 1980 -- (Anderson 1988:66 [ref. 7304], Paulin et al. 1989:211 [ref. 24556], Anderson 1990:5 [ref. 16143], Anderson 1990:271 [ref. 21695], Anderson 1994:120 [ref. 21438], Anderson 2001:3494 [ref. 26279], Anderson & Fedorov 2004:8 [ref. 27603], Duhamel et al. 2005:324[ref. 32059], Anderson & Møller 2007:183 [ref. 29401], Balushkin et al. 2011:970 [ref. 32449]).

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atlanticum Melanostigma atlanticum Koefoed [E.] 1952Valid
bathium Melanostigma bathium Bussing [W. A.] 1965Valid
flaccidum Melanostigma flaccidum Waite [E. R.] 1914Synonym
gelatinosum Melanostigma gelatinosum Günther [A.] 1881Valid
inexpectatum Melanostigma inexpectatum Parin [N. V.] 1977Valid
microphthalmus Melanostigma microphthalmus Norman [J. R.] 1937Synonym
normani Melanostigma normani Vladykov [V. D.] in Vladykov & McAllister 1961Not available
orientale Melanostigma orientale Tominaga [Y.] 1971Valid
pammelas Melanostigma pammelas Gilbert [C. H.] 1896Valid
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